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Pierce Transit Schedule - Presidents' Day 2017

Pierce Transit local buses and SHUTTLES will operate on a Weekday schedule for Presidents’ Day, February 20, 2017. Pierce Transit’s administrative offices will be closed in observance of the Presidents’ Day holiday. 

For riders who need assistance, the Tacoma Dome Station Bus Shop will be open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., and bus phone information will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.  SHUTTLE phone services will be available from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Call (253) 581-8000, or (800) 562-8109 (toll-free within Washington) for assistance and reservations.

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January 20, 2017

Pierce Transit receives $1.66 million grant to install bus safety technology
Pierce Transit receives $1.66 million grant to install bus safety technology; research could have nationwide impacts Read More »

December 13, 2016

Pierce Transit to Restore 35,000 service hours; deliver more frequent, later service
Pierce Transit to Restore 35,000 service hours; deliver more frequent, later service Read More »

November 22, 2016

Notice of Meeting Cancellation
Notice is hereby given that the Pierce Transit Executive Finance Committee (EFC) meeting of Thursday, November 24, 2016, has been cancelled due to that it falls on the Thanksgiving Day holiday. Read More »

November 22, 2016

Notice of Special Study Session
The Pierce Transit Board of Commissioners will hold a Special Board Meeting on Wednesday, November 23, 2016, beginning at 3:00 PM Read More »

November 2, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing Title
Pierce Transit eliminated Route 495 providing service from the Puyallup Sounder Station to South Hill in September 2015. The route was replaced by Sound Transit’s Route 580. The purpose of the public hearing is to allow public comment on the Title VI an Read More »

October 13, 2016

New grant aims to increase transit connections
Pierce Transit awarded grant to partner with TNCs and/or taxi companies to increase transit connections Read More »

August 16, 2016

Two bus detours ending, one beginning
Three Pierce Transit bus routes impacted by work on I-5 overpasses Read More »

April 27, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing
Notice of Public Hearing for proposed service changes effective September 11, 2016 Read More »

April 27, 2016

Notice of Public Hearing
Notice of Public Hearing for proposed sale of surplus property. Read More »

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To create a trip plan you need to enter both a starting location (origin) and an ending location (destination). For information about stops, schedules, or service at a specific location, you only need to enter one location.

The Trip Planner recognizes most street intersections and addresses as well as many landmarks in Pierce, King, and Snohomish Counties. If what you entered is not immediately recognized, the Trip Planner will offer you a list of options. You can choose one of the options, but if your intended location is not there, select the "Revise Original Entries" link to return to the entry page and change the entries you have already made.

Addresses

  • You don't need to type in the city along with the address. The Trip Planner shows the possible city names as options if needed. City names are based on zip codes.
  • You don't need to type in St., Street, Ave., or Avenue, or similar street types. The Trip Planner shows the possible alternatives as options if needed. (Example: type 110 Jones instead of 110 Jones Boulevard.)
  • You don't need to type in the directional designations for streets, but if a direction name is part of a street name, you should include it. (Example: type 1000 Main instead of 1000 S Main. But type 1000 West Viewmont for 1000 West Viewmont Way W.)
  • Some streets and addresses are unknown to the Trip Planner. You may need to enter another nearby location, such as an intersection or a landmark.
  • You should not enter the suite number or apartment number.  Just the house number and street name (Example: type in 401 Broadway instead of 401 Broadway Avenue Suite 800).

Intersections

  • The "&" symbol is the only character used between two street names to show an intersection. (Examples: 1st & B, James & Madison)
  • You don't need to type in the city. The Trip Planner shows the possible city names as options if needed. City names are based on zip codes.
  • You don't need to type in St., Street, Ave., or Avenue, or similar street types. The Trip Planner shows the possible alternatives as options if needed. (Example: type Conifer & Jones instead of Conifer Circle & Jones Boulevard.)
  • You don't need to type in the directional designations for streets, but if a direction name is part of a street name, you should include it. (Example: type 3rd & Main instead of 3rd S & S Main. But type 34th & West Viewmont for 34th W & West Viewmont Way W.)
  • Some streets are unknown to the Trip Planner. You may need to enter another nearby intersection or a landmark.

Landmarks

Government Sites: Pierce County Health Dept, Pierce Co Sheriffs Office, Tacoma City Hall

Major Commercial Sites: Tacoma Mall, Sheraton Hotel

Transportation Facilities: Sea-Tac Airport, Greyhound Bus Depot

Schools & Colleges: Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma Community College

Sports & Leisure: Cheney Stadium, Pt Defiance Zoo

Medical Facilities: Group Health, Tacoma General Hospital


 

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